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.&»ff\PI CHATHAM. 2JT. 7., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17.1906, lfo v 92. H ^^^HEC^OGICAL CENTENNIAL CELE- jpfegfe** • ! BRATION PS^Si|il^ w,lote4 Sat , W the Hedlcal Sodcty the Coantf ^' ^ - « - 0 f Rensselaer. f The Courier. J f^jM^StS^Sui^kitM Bemlnary is ' Atocd .Booth, the veteran door man at the union station, is dead. Jovifatlons bavo been issued for the Centennial Celebration of the H^^r ^tt^K >uglLQjLnpland .lMfidIcal Society of the'X3ount»-otl^- a - -~- un,0D B , wl °\' 18 aeaa ' tm^S***\* »*» «outh of Bensselaer to JftSd aT -S-KfeflS ^.TV' f Jf\ ^ itrik 11 »v* Ziii uiV ikj „_„ ^11. _«_«. r r . _ «. „ »»™VIBUV U Blood a t the nnnr InnHIn? intn ^•JW e . l P h l» «Bd °ne mile west orHall in the Y. M. G. A. building, ^Chester' station on the P: W. and B. | io First street, Troy, on February BOOT!? FOUND\ DEAD. Yxteran JDootirun at Union Station; Albany Called \The Angel at the Gate.\ |,\fJtv>i'K^ One, line •of the Chester aa, 1906. All the physicians In trie ^n^tipit.'<company's railroad runs'adjacent counties of Albany, Wash- •;by^'tneb,seminarj entrance thus ington, Columbia, Seneneotadv and .'giTlp'g It connection with the city jWairen have been invited to be ^d r oyj)^J.ng point*. The seminary'present The society was organized QCiupfeir- _a -campus of twenty-five in June 1806. and the observance 'acres.*.It IS. on a rolling'piece of of the Centennial in February is to ground which gives the' seminary 'enable a larger numberof physicians a-fine- view or outstanding points. [ to attend. A program to be given , Tfie-campus Is embellished with in the afternoon at three o'clotrkj. Shfautlful \shade tiees and nicely has been arranged and will consist : ^rrsnjBed. flower, beds giving to it'of addresses by physicians prom I- ^a^warm',' homelike appearance. The I nent In their respective branches of nawiT'is'aaid to he-the finest'of its I medicine. ' itadtirr the '\ — - - building In country. The main I Dr. Iiawrason Brown of the the center x>t the Saranao Lake Cottage Banatarlum, campus has a frontage of nearly ,lwo\h'uhdr«d feet and ia an admir able specimen of solleV.-plalii colonial -architecture. The student has every • comfort.. All the -rooms are heated with steam and are thoroughly and tastefully furnished'. The balls and publlo rooms are lighted with gas The climate is delightful vet sufflcl eitly bracing to give the student —ambition, for \his wonpf From the Main dome of the seminnry build lag one can, get a moat beautiful ' view of the outlying country Item thisdome dan also be seen the ' etty of^Oheeter with a'cosmopolitan . pbpulatlbn ' andT . l-omnlnation of industriea. _ As \yoii stand here and JbefeJaveiL 'jfhp; .eftj. ,xdu can see aUqost \ceuntlees numbers of high IK shiokejtacks ^m which is pouring lhc& x iaaoiti ascending p)gb lonlp <ikeT ^tMHhe^res4^h««ls c<^. iuduitrr art)\ constantly' in I^Si ^^^iWs ^assjTe ^demCand aoans the country Jse-oau see- ^le* down the old-his \fcrio Delaware^ 1 - \ \ - -this Is it beautiful river 'and .•fords r many •opportunities for »igbt'-seelng. There are: excursions from Chestet to Philadelphia and to Wilmington, Delaware, which gives you a delightful ride-»ntr an oppor : fcanitv to see the'historic cities for '\ a'mere trlfle^/J^om thiB dome can St seen the *at #Bkl fertile plains of .Jersey all this giving variety to the 3 ayeand feeding the rnind with many hiitorlc incidents. ' libera are on ,the, campus the •^horaes of the faculty;' all these .Louies, are made either of stone or \PT^c^^d^nlle very plain in their ^jsWssff:. sppearsnce are\ homes of ' v<beauTy ;; tand suggest to the general /« <jbserwr^«';iconifort'of home. ' Jttnohg the^I beautiful buildings QD the campus Is Pearl Hall.tbe library [In-law. a'he chief added that thev building/ i'his'ls . very large made a present to the bridegroom \stone and~thorbughly fire pfTSof because the bride already bad .building., •, Thir 'library contains received many presents,and they felt a*6ut i7^<m-i^^-^omfJm»idea' the bridegroom ought not to be neeleoted In this respeot. President Roosevelt laughingly accepted the Saranao Lake, N. Y., will speak on the \Early diagnosis and treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis.\ Dr. Bichard M. Pearce^ director of the Bender Hygienic Laboratory will give a. lantern slide demonstration of Pathogenic Prctozoa. Dr. Harvey Cushing, Associate Professor of Surgery In the Jonn Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, Md., will discuss some of the Immediate and some of the late oonsequences of Cranial Injuries and their treat* meat. A turaquet wMl be held In The Trov flub in the evening at which a history of the Society will be read by Dr. R. B. Bontecou of Troy. Among the speakers of the evening will be Dr. W. M. Polk of New York oity. INDIANS MAKE^IFT, They Thought Hiss Roosevelt Ought \ : ii *\4 |-EjtT^ET&Ttlihi«. < Ten- Pooca Indians 1 / who. came from Oklahoma to preset \ Mr Longwortb with a Buffalo akin vest, were much dlsappointecl at not finding him In' the house when they visited the capltol Thursday. The Indians were especially painted and dressed in beaded buckskin clothing in anticipation of .an elaborate presentation ceremony Their gift for the President's pros­ pective son-in-law is made from the bide of a young Buffalo, which la more highly prized by tbe Indians than any other trophy of the hunt The delegation called an Preel dent Roosevelt to par th »lr res Dec ts to the \Great White Father Incidentally, Eaorle Horse, the chief of the band, presented to the.Pres! dent their gift for his future son- va large nnmbero^p^mpblets selected . with' great' care 'Jn'Jjufope and in this country with special reference -to-the wanU of-'tbeological students. _^In the department of Theology there-is a act ofcoUeoted Works of ~ the -greafr : thepIogiana r ancient and Modern JD all langaages besides the r ^t hienographsr' In b'lbllcalfltera- 4 'u 'ie .f.tesl.des a jre'ry* COthpiele waistcost on behalf of Mr. Long- worth, get.lt, promising that he should A New-Sar^lntodent of Insurance. It ia officiall; announded—by- Governor HlKglns tbut a new man ,»aw»^w.--o:scgeftcsi^cd-^^ atate. superlB; «tucl.T ,;ht ±bie' Bible. Id the de'put. tteft'denjt /^t 'i ;tTn T saj^^.Jto. liicceed '.menir df> Ohursh v Blstory thereOa .^rajnjci*;' HencirickM 'o^yracuue, -ftOV unrivalled collection rbt] vrntoSb S'terni \jexplred -on Saturday aire many excellent la«t.^.Thi8'anriqSncemeht was .made] offeredto thest'udents in a,ns'wer, 'to ; 'iu';;inquiry of, the 1 Higglns [•drawn!thht would «rs:pr.eit.ty ,- 4 TdIum'as;' the ^ltu new M8dp'edntehde''ilt>\whul^ , f^-y ?-.-...^1 he stood at the door leading into tbe station yard and punched tickets for tbe passengers asthey harried by. and many will remember his pleasant smile and kind word of greeting. He was found dead lq bed by his wife early Thursday morning, Mr. Booth wan 73 years old and bad been employed at tbe station for 16 years. For some time he had been suffering with heart trouble an4 was confined to his home on Clinton avenue for a tew days last fall. He returned to work, however, and was seen at blB post all winter. Wednesday afternoon he com­ plained of feeiirfg sleeps and ills mate at tbe door. William P. Hallen beck, relieved'him for a abort time while he took a nap. He went home Wedne»day night feellngwell. Hlshours at the station were from 6.40 o'clock io the morn­ ing until 6.40 at night. His wife generally prepared bis breakfast and called him shortly before 6 o'clock. He slept in an upper room of tbe bcuse and after bia breakfast nad been prepared this morning Mrs. Booth knocked on the celling under his room with n cane. She received no response and after waiting a short time went to his room. She fuund him sleeping the sleep that knows no walklno. Dr. Stennburg, who bad attended Mr. Booth during bis Illness, was called- and' said that death was^due to heart failure.. - - READING HIS OWN OBITUARY NOTICES Car^Jtogers.JPropped Up in Bed LtAriis of His TJnttacly End.\ For tbe' past several hours tsee sengera have been rlnglngtbe front door bell of the residence pi Captain John D. Rogers in Bound Lnke, and leaving wreaths of luimorteHes and baskets of rotes. At intervals neighbors have tiptoed softly to the aide door and have Inquired between the tears when the funeral ia to be held.-While tbis baa--been going on the \corpse\ who is none other than Oaptvn Rogers himself, haB been sitting propped up. In bed, readlng-the accounts of bis death in t&e newspapers. It doesn't often happen that a man has a chance to read his obitu­ ary notices. It has occurred, 6ut thecases are few. Captain Rogers, however, has been amusing him­ self for the past two'daya reading of tbe virtues of tbe late departed, and of his able worka.' He also has learned the cause of death and of the leasons that aided his untimely demise. Tbe touching tale of his brave fight to tbe end and of his failure to rally has brought tears to his eyes. But be smiled when be read tnat \funeral arrangements have not yel been completed.\ For Captain Rogers, although be bas been vary ill, has .never been dead. -Kot-only -thatrDut; hla doctors and friends espeotrtilm recover entirely. SENATOR SMITH -AT 'LINCOLN DINNER. He Spoke Of the Dutchess County Un- coltt;Sodet7-Governor of Rhode Island Also a Speaker. One.hundred and twentv members of tbe^ Lincoln Society of Dutchess county- and their guests were pres­ ent' at tbe second annual banquet of the society which was held at the 2f«ison House, Pougbkeepsie, Monday nigbt. Governor Utter, of Rhode Island, was one of tbe Bpeaktnrs. - A Poughkeepsie paper says The Hon. Sanford W. Smith. Senator at Albany from tbis district, made nla first after dinner speech in Pongbkeep8le, and in every way filled' tbe occasion Senator Smith maintained that if it be possible for bad men to reach and bold public place, the -fault is with the people, not with tbe system of government, not with the men who get tbe place, but with tne voters who permit any but those wanted by them to- get into office. He said that political laziness on tbe part of tbe electorate Is the opportunity for the corrupt boss. The beuator referred to tbe state­ ments In -the press about corruption at Albany and in othei places and said that wbile be did not propose to defend a legislature, be was one of tbo&e who believed that things areaiot as .bad as painted. He said that be 'saw unmistakable signB of tbe awakening of the public con- 8cieboe, which will mean simply a renewed, and active publjo Interest io public* men and measures. This will worp out the best that there is jn. popular government, and with­ out that there can be no true results of s^lt government; Senator Smitii spoke with force and eloquence aDd won hearty apolauee. The Pennies in The Box. NOTES OFTHE RAILWAYS Canadian Pacific 's Ticket For Trip Around the World. TEST OF GASOLIHE ELECTRIC OAS | OBITUARY, People Who Have Passed Recently. Away Mrs. Charles Vick, or Stottville, died on Wednesday after a lingering illness. Mrs. Vick whose maiden name was Elizabeth Bowdy, was born la Hillsdale in 1836 ' In 1861 she married Herman Shufelt, of Kmdechook and, went to live in PbilmonS, where she resided for a number of years after tbe deatn of her husband. I n 1888 she became the wire of Charles K. Vick, of Btottville, where she has since resitled. Sylvester Vosbuigb, a resident of Hillsdale village, , died on Friday last. For many years he was an extensive farmer in Oopake and bad large acquaintance. When ad­ vanced in years be retired from farming and lived in Oraryvilla,aad Hillsdale. He is survived -by his widow, three daughters, one son and eleven grandchildren. Now begins tbe season Of the mailman's discontent. Of his haste to take the job.no doubt, He'll many times repent. \Your job's a snap'' the farmers say When the summer breezes blow. It's a \cold snap\ for the mailman Whan it's forty degrees below. He faces blizzards, gets stuck in drifts. And struggles with frozen locks. But tbe greatest trial of a carrier's life Is tbe pennies in tbe box. Wbon It snows and blows the carrier's bands With tbe cold get stiff and numb. Then It's quite a trick to pick up a cent. With a frozen finger and thumb. And sometimes to express his feel­ ings New \slang w^rds\ he'll invent, As be slits tbe snow In a patron's box In search of a missing cent. It gives bis mouth that \dare brown\ taste, It whitens bis scanty locks, Tbis everlasting squabble With tbe pennies In tbe box It's tbougbtles-nees that causes Tbe mailman all this woe. Kinder people than his patrons Are not found here below. \When the roll is called UD yonder\ Tbey will surely all be there. j Perhaps the mailman may squeak in It he's good and doesn't swear. It you want St. Peter to open The Gate, When your rutal carrier knocxs. Please buy stamps Instead of leaving Tbe pennies in the box. —Exchange COUNTY COURT. The Chatham Trespass Case Tried. The Chatham trespass case took up tbe attention of the court daring Monday and Thursday. I t is an action brought by Mary M. Hatoh against an adjoining neigh­ bor, Julia Sbufelt; foi trespass npon a small triangular piece of land in been prepared. Two plans are for twa- tbe'rear of the bouses of tue parties, j through the Alleghany moimtaias, and is brought to determine tbe ° ne and other ,i . i i i * miles long. Other plans are new rentes tltfeof this small triangular pleceo ^ mona ^ lDa< one M Md land with a base of about fifty feet, and tbe sides of tbe triangle about Wlttr Miles u Bow Blade In FTrow Scfcenectadr, N. T., to tt>S*-—Boneihoe Cnrre on Pemsarl- vanlm Road to Be Wiped Oat. TJalaue Rale on the Great North***. American LoaomoUTea Ahead. A new ticket in the form of a little yellow card about as big as an nnnn»)l pass Is issued by tbe Canadian Pacific railway and entitles the bolder to go round the world upon the company's roil and steamship lines, says the Chi­ cago Tribune* The ticket reads from \Montreal Canada, to Montreal, Can­ ada,\ and, except for the little card local tickets or the usual form of com­ mutation ticket issued by the raih-oada, It is the smallest ticket ever Issued. To carry the ordinary ticket sold by the railroads for a trip across the Unit­ ed States from coast to coast the trav­ eler needa a special satchel. The Ca­ nadian Pacific is tbe only railroad which has Its rails stretching front ocean to ocean with its own steamship lines circling the remaining part of th* (lobe. The first of these new tickets was issued to Fred Shaughnessy, SOB of Sir Thomas G. Shaughnessy, pres­ ident of the road. Tbe route taken by the bearer of one of these tickets is from Montreal to 8t Johns, N. B., via the Canadian Pacific railway, thence to Liverpool, England, by the Canadian Pacific-At­ lantic steamship line. From Liverpool the traveler goes on board the Mont- eagle, a Canadian Pacific boat, which sails for Hongkong by way of the Cape of Good Hope, stopping at Cape Trwa and .Singapore. From Hongkong tbe bearer of the ticket takes the Empieai line steamers for Vancouver, stopplag at Yokohama, and from Vancouver back to Montreal over the lines of tbe railway company. Tfie famous horseshoe curve oa the Pennsylvania Is to be eliminated, says a Pittsburg special to the St. Lornta Post-Dispatch. Two methods are pro­ posed, and four sets of plans have Jacob H Ham, a former resident of West Taghkanlo, aged 84 years, paased awav Monday at tbe borne of his son, Edward L., at Monte­ zuma, Cayuga county, N. Y.. His body was brought to Hudson Wednesday and the burial was in West Tagbkanic. YALATIE ROD AND GUN CLUB. - Officer^ Elected 1 Tuesday, JErairjg- aub floose to be Erected; * S The-Rod and'Gun Club held Its annual, meeting \Tueadav. evening and- eieoted ir ''the follojflffgroIHcflrsV Presl«(eht> '~iv\< \fi.;V'Pe^so^^vlce president, Fr |nk ^'Kowrhai^f: WMsire- tary' and. riea^utej^ I^rF.'^pwiei;: 'directors dbarl8s ^Packman fc JF'b^ter' SijsUn, jfrank-J&i&HiMg^ -Jpharies Qld8 ,'fe,-'B^MeBlck^^ . i , SThejeltib wlUferisctaclub-hoUso'at seventy feet. Each party claims title through old deeds, and is con­ fident that tbe land belongs to her, althougb each one also seeks to strengthen ner title by proof of pos­ session. Eacb aide has a large map of tbe premises with a surveyor as a witness and the case promises to be a close and technical one witb considerable doubt as to tbe leal owner of the land. George K. Daley la attorney for tne plaintiff witb bis brother, D. H. Daley as counsel for nim. Ex-Judge John Cadman is looking after the Interests of the defendant. { jkt 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon tbe jurv returned a vetdict in favor _ of Mrs: Hatcn, tbe plaintiff, giving! tier a title to tbe property,also allow I ing ber $11.55 to compensate fori the destruction of a fenos which' was torn down by tbe defendant. The verdict also carries with it the payment of costs by defendant. the other 105 miles long. The nine aotte tunnel will probably be adopted. Ike tunnel would enter the mountain at or near Ki Manning Point and emerge be­ tween Cresson and LUly. It will ac­ commodate four tracks and will be ventilated with shafts reaching ti e crests of the mountains. All opera­ tions through it will be by eleetrie power. The cost of the tunnel and making connections with the main In* la estimated at more than $15,000,000. TIPPED BY FALLIERES. YALATIE ELECTION, Be in Will the Field This Year. The death of O. A. Wlltse occurred at his late home in Kingston ^n'Xhree Tickets Probably Feb. 9. Althougb able to be about 1 until tbe past few weeks, Mr. Wiltafe has been a sufferer for many months from complication of diseases. Ho was in bis sad year at, the time of bia death. Mr. Wiltse haa been a The annual bitter warfare be­ tween the Lasher, and*- Snyder factions in Valatle is again proin- . , tiseil for this year says ttre Albany trfe-long resident of Colnmb a j ournal;sia - w to8ke tD6 flgbt a , «L ^ w, . ,_. t uu uer consideration and wjll prob- in ^Chatham.' He Is survived by *1 aMr ^ plaeed ,„ tne fleWv „ 8uch widow, one son, three daughters' , in or* county. He was born apd.reared In • ,, - ... . ffarlemvilMndaton'atlme-reslded Sf r *\ Dg M ^ UCKET 18 D ° W a~ ..^..^ w__ t UI >der consideration and one own sister. action Is taken the ticket, it Is said, will-be assured of strong support. A meeting'' to- arrange matters was held this' week, but no definite .decision was reached, and the sub meeting- Ato' Croaks i 'JSZ* **&*3?™M!&'to*^k™\*W iBsIn- be xifsoussed at ^^n^& a ^ 0 &^MM\^^ conference called tor next An Inatamee of French President s In- •Temloua Kindlineaa. The following story is told of the ingenious kindliness of M Clement Ar- mand Fallieres, who was recently elect­ ed president of Franco, sars the Paris correspondent of tbe London Tele­ graph He was presiding at a banquet at A gen when a piece of money dropped from his waistcoat pocket on to the Boor His neighbor said, \1 think yon have lot fall a two franc piece.\ But he replied. \Let It bp. that will be n lucky rind for the waiter,\ and he call ed the latter, whispering to him to look out for a two franc piece, which hs would find somewhere under bis seat on the floor. i Toward the eDd of dinner M. Fal­ lieres was seen by his neighbor to bt Yeellng with a preoccupied air hi his waistcoat pockets. As be rose he look ed round, fancied he was notebbserved, and gently let a two franc piece slide down on to the fldbr. His neighbor, whe had noticed the strange proceeding, asked M. Fallieres afterward if hi would tell him what it meant •The fact is,\ M. Fallieres answered, \that I remembered that I keep only coppers In my left hand pocket, from which the piece dropped that yon snp: posed was 2 francs, whereas it must have been only 2 sous. So I took oat of my right pocket, in which, I keep my silver, another com, which that time really was a two franc piece, and dropped it for the -wait* to- find- \X \ : <Ud not want to disappoint, the man 'afterrteUm*rhlm, 7pr> ftte^-'-fPy- „v r V ' ''»' .'.-\t v.v '<* v'V ' •-\ I J ^mjttr|is» ,c ^$&ikV ftr&'^stt\'~V, ;Bsr «^of;:th|> , > jkB^ik^dhAii^^Mi£^', ^fc^cal Bnjrfaesrs^ana three' trtm tha^ y •lAJajer^r-R^ > i •n— M •!• Hini .Tiulitlw^JiiiivVKli'-L..-')

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